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Top Places to Celebrate NYE in New York

photo: Catch

Startttt spreading the newwsss!!! We are barreling towards New Years Eve and have found you the best spots to spend the final seconds of 2014. The city that never sleeps and the home to the ball drop viewed by millions across the globe, is the ideal locale for a grandiose and glittering New Years Eve. We have done our job and now as they say.. It's up to you New York, Newwwww Yooooorrrkkkk! So which way will you sway?

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Meatpacking District, New York
Located in the heart of the Meatpacking District, CATCH is a contemporary seafood concept helmed by Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. With a variety of unique private event spaces, CATCH can accommodate seated dinners and cocktail parties throughout the multi-floor restaurant , including an enclosed rooftop lounge for events! In the meantime ring in the New Years with a 3 course tasting menu starting at 9:00! Buy tickets here.
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Blenheim Restaurant

West Village, New York
With food sourced from their very own Blenheim Hill Farm, we are loving Blenheim. Check out "The Toolshed" private dining room (upper left corner)complete with 18th Century farm tools you can celebrate the New Year with 12 friends there! OR sit in the main restaurant..4-course prix fixe from 5:30 pm, with welcome champagne: $75. Late seating 6-course prix fixe from 9:00 pm - 2015, with midnight champagne & ball drop screening: $160 Photo: Signe Berck. Buy ticketshere.
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Hotel Chantelle

New York, New York
Hotel Chantelle isn’t really a hotel. It takes its name from a War World II French safe house whose influences run throughout the trilevel lounge. Enter through unmarked doors to discover a vintage bar and a dark retro setting. Adding to the intrigue factor you will find a hidden dance club with eclectic DJ sets! Hell's Kitchen alum Executive Chef Seth Levine devises a menu of Fun French cuisine & you can host private events here too! For now, celebrate NYE on the rooftop with dinner and drinks. Tickets here.
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Gansevoort Hotel

New York, New York
Another NY New Years hotspot is good old Gansevoort.Set twenty stories above Manhattan, Gansevoort Park Rooftop is a skyhigh oasis offering six distinct private venues for events with unhindered views of the Empire State Building and other iconic New York architecture. You will also find a rooftop pool, indoor and outdoor fireplaces! Celebrate NYE here with their 'Get a New Year' package including an overnight stay and rooftop party! Info here.
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King Bee

East Village, New York, New York
Set in the heart of East Village, King Bee is inspired by the Acadian culinary tradition. The menu is a contemporary interpretation connecting the lineage of Louisiana country cooking to its predecessors in the Canadian Maritimes and France and they are serving up a delightfully reasonable New Years Eve menu! Starting at $65 for the early seating with an optional wine pairing that is $40. This sounds like the perfect plan to us. For reservations book here.
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Brooklyn Winery

Brooklyn, New York
With a fully functioning winery as the backdrop for private events & nuptials, Brooklyn Winery is uniquely chic venue. You can test it out by kicking off New Year's Eve at their Eyes Wide Open Masquerade Ball. Come to Brooklyn Winery donned in your mystical finest with a four-hour open bar, DJs & a mystery guest! $150 pp - Tickets & info here.
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Dirty French

New York, New York
This BRAND NEW, New York bistro is located in the Ludlow Hotel in Manhattan’s storied Lower East Side... s available for full buyouts for large groups of 30 - 100 guests.They are also offering a special NYE celebratory menu with both early & late seating! Reserve your spot here.Photo: Eater
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Guy's American Kitchen

New York, New York
Guy Fieri is one of the hottest celebrity chefs on the scene as one of the stars of the Food Network series. His restaurant not only has nine private dining spaces for dinner parties, birthday bashes and corporate events, but you can ring in 2015 surrounded by Americana decor. Located in the heart of Times Square you will enjoy a feast, cocktails & more. Tickets here.
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The Eddy

East Village, New York, New York
The Eddy is new to the East Village, opening for business in April 2014. This neighborhood restaurant features coastal cuisine, along with an extensive but accessible wine list and original cocktails. They are offering up a special 5 course tasting menu for New Years Eve. Sip Sip Hooray! Info here.
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New York, New York
Don't be a wallflower on New Year's Eve and spend it in your PJ's. Instead head to Wallflower and spend it in your sequined dress while you dine on their special 5-course tasting menu (plus some surprises). Inspired by seasonal and regional French country fare, the vibe is super cozy, like you are eating at your really cool neighbors house. The one who cooks insanely well. Info here.

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